Dreams come true! Woman in her 70s starts school for the first time in Zambia

Dreams come true! Woman in her 70s starts school for the first time in Zambia

- A woman in her 70s has gotten the chance to become an educated person

- The woman started primary school education due to a new project that sponsors education in Zambia

- It was gathered that she was married off at the age of 14 and she could not go to school

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Dreams do come true, it is never too late for ones dreams to come true. All you have to do is be determined and follow your goals.

A Zambian woman who is in her 70s has finally gotten the chance to follow her dreams. The woman identified simply as Mama Maria was given the ooppurtunity to become an educated person through a sponsorship programme.

The sponsorship programme known as Azimai Apunzile is a night school sponsorship project that provides education for the less privileged.

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Mama Maria who never had the opportunity to go to school while she was young, had been married off at the age of 14.

A Zambian polictician, Honourable Buumba Malambo, shared a photo of the lady rocking her uniform with a younger student on Facebook. The politician also stated that he was left in tears after she held a pencil for the first time.

Malambo also stated that the woman who started learning recently is now able to write her name in full.

The politician said: "FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION!!!Goodnight my beautiful clan..

This is how I spent my youth day being youthful and resourceful... encouraging my women and girls to get an education.....

This is Mama Maria our oldest Student under our Azimai Apunzile sponsorship programme aged 76 and Twaambo our youngest student on our Mwana Apunzile Sponsorship programme aged 8.

This is the legacy I have chosen to leave as a Zambian youth, a legacy where little girls can be inspired to get an Education when they see their grandmothers learning how to read,write and count for the first time.

As youths we have the power to create what kind of shape our Zambia should have...... Inspire someone today....... Believe in yourself today .....change someone life today.... Today is your day..."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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